The Chemistry, Properties and Tests of Precious Stones
This handbook is about the precious stones. It introduces many aspects of precious stones, including their origin, their the physical properties, such as crystalline structure, cleavage, light, colour, hardness, specific gravity, heat, magnetic and electric influence; their cutting, their limitations and their tests. This book is suitable for both dealers and collectors to understand the nature, environment, chemical composition and the properties of the precious stones.
- Publication Date
- Sep 29, 2011
- Science & Medicine
- All Rights Reserved - Standard Copyright License
- By (author): John Mastin